Congo Flood Claims 50 Lives, Renders Thousands Homeless

By Ikenga Chronicles December 29, 2016

Congo Flood Claims 50 Lives, Renders Thousands Homeless

Reports reveal that no fewer than 50 people have died in Western Congo after flooding caused by heavy rains on Thursday morning.

More than 1,000 houses were flooded in the city of Boma near the Angolan border.

The city ‘s mayor Marie-Jose Nsuami said: ‘’Some 10,000 people have been left homeless.’’

A crisis task force has been set up to help the flood victims and rescue operations was ongoing.

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